Heat wave victems

The so-called heat wave the last few weeks here in Denmark, with nice comfortable temperatures of just below 30°C, has caused another couple of victems. Last Saturday, I noticed a disk began to log errors and files started to disappear. I quickly remounted the drive as read-only to save as much of the data I could and bought a new disk, which I got yesterday. After I pulled down the box from its hidingplace, it turned out it was too hot to handle. Not a good sign. It turned out that the PSU fan had stopped working and the box was completely overheated. Luckily only one disk had failed. And luck was on my side, as I have another, almost similar, computer that I almost never use. So I pulled out the PSU and replaced it and added the new disk to try to recover as much of the data of the broken disk. The result is not pretty but it works™.

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